- late 15th or early 16th century
- Free-blown glass with applied decoration
- Overall: 5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in. (14.5 x 11.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Munsey Fund, 1927
- Accession Number:
This ordinary drinking vessel is decorated with applied drops of glass drawn into points, or prunts, that give the beaker its name, Krautstrunk, a German word meaning "cabbage stalk." Although primarily decorative, the prunts also provided a surer grip on the vessel, which was heavy when filled.